_EC Taxadiene 5-alpha-hydroxylase. 0 PDB entries  
EC 1.-.-.- Oxidoreductases. [9,302 PDB entries]
EC 1.14.-.- Acting on paired donors, with incorporation or reduction of molecu [1,553 PDB entries]
EC 1.14.99.- Miscellaneous (requires further characterization). [152 PDB entries]
EC Taxadiene 5-alpha-hydroxylase. [-]    

Reaction: Taxa-4,11-diene + AH(2) + O(2) = taxa-4(20),11-dien-5-alpha-ol + A + H(2)O.

+ AH(2)
+ H(2)O
Molecule diagrams generated from .mol files obtained from the KEGG ftp site.

Cofactor(s): Heme-thiolate.
Comments: Involved in the biosynthesis of the diterpenoid antineoplastic drug Taxol (paclitaxel). The reaction includes rearrangement of the 4(5)-double bond to a 4(20)-double bond, possibly through allylic oxidation.
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